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  • Posted: Dec 12, 2019
    Deadline: Dec 27, 2019
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    COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale is an humanitarian, non confessional and independent organization that fights against all kinds of poverty to make the world a better place. Founded in 1965 by Vincenzo Barbieri (Italian "father" of international volunteering), COOPI is based in Milan and it has 20 local offices in the South of the World. It wo...
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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer


    • COOPI started its operations in North-East Nigeria in July 2014 to carry out a rapid evaluation of the most relevant constraints suffered by the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) displaced by the food crisis and the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.
    • The COOPI Nigeria Field Office is located in Yobe State, in order to cover intervention LGAs in Yobe State and to provide direct assistance to the IDPs and their hosting communities, through a multi-sectorial programme covering Food Security, Social protection, Early Recovery and Livelihoods, Nutrition and Child Protection interventions. COOPI's capacity to respond to the humanitarian situation in the country is confirmed by its experience in providing humanitarian aid in more than 24 other Countries around the World, in over 50 years of operations.

    Scope of the Vacancy:

    • The M & E Officer will provide support to multi-sectorial intervention towards IDPs in NE Nigeria (WFP Funded Interventions) in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the program by managing data and facilitating program implementation at state level, under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager.
    • The M&E Officer will be responsible for data gathering, analysis and reporting activities
    • S/he will assist in tracking progress of key indicators and provide timely reports to the Project Manager and Programme Manager.

    Main Duties / Responsibilities
    Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, and in collaboration with the Project Managers, Field Coordinators, and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, he/she will:

    • Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, and regular market monitoring
    • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program component teams.
    • Conducting project baseline, end line and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits
    • Facilitate training of staff, Community Mobilizers and partners in the M&E data collection tools and participate in the sensitization of beneficiaries in collaboration with program teams.
    • Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities
    • Ensure proper monitoring of the program, focusing on overall M&E framework of the projects
    • Present and analyse data based on information needs of project team and partners and support in data base management.
    • Analyzing of data, report development and submission of M&E reports
    • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanism through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team.
    • Review of reporting made against indicators
    • Drafting and sharing lessons learnt from the different project intervention for programme development and quality control
    • Work with program teams to ensure COOPI information on program activities is shared within LGAs and provide for beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks
    • Collaborate with government and humanitarian partners to ensure the smooth sharing of information in consultation with the Project Manager/Field Coordinator/Program Manager
    • Support the program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward/ LGA level and handling complaint/ feedback.
    • Provide support to the programs at LGA level and within the communities
    • Directly supervise data entry and data cleaning activities by the data entry clerks
    • Analyse and provide information regarding general context at the LGA level and explore opportunities in support of partnership, building initiatives with LGA level government and other humanitarian actors.
    • Assist program teams in the selection of beneficiaries as per the established procedure from the project proposal.
    • Assist the program team in the selection of Community Mobilisers to facilitate the process of beneficiaries’ selection.

    Capacity Development:

    • Assist the Programme Manager to provide trainings on monitoring and evaluation that include sampling, data collection, data cleaning, analysis and reporting guidelines to all program staff. Coach data entry clerks and project officers on data cleaning
    • Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)

    Minimum Requirements

    • Degree / Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Development Studies, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in emergency and developmental projects.

    Skills & Experience:

    • Be professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive
    • 2-3 years M & E related work experience with an INGO
    • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
    • Have previous experience in indicator tracking matrix, RedRose, 5Ws, MIS, PSS of cash-based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers).
    • Have excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
    • Have proven ability to create program support systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
    • Have knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
    • Have experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
    • Be excellent in communication skills and proficient in report writing
    • Have IT troubleshooting capabilities.
    • Be resident and familiar with the terrain in the Northeast Nigeria.
    • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programming (Access, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word).
    • Proven ability to create management information systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
    • Knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
    • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
    • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.


    • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri).
    • Proficient in statistical and other software (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, GIS and ENA for SMART.
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
    • Previous experience with similar position.

    Method of Application



    • Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately.
    • Applicants shall be reviewed on a rolling basis
    • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • Candidates from and or living in Yobe will be prioritized.
    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    Interested and qualified? Go to COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale on to apply
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